Dr. David Prothro, MD

Dr. David Prothro, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. David Prothro, MD is a cardiology specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in cardiology.

1475 Terminal Way Ste A1

Reno, NV 89502

Contact Information

(775) 322-4449

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Prothro performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Prothro's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Marys Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • St Marys Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prothro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prothro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prothro to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Prothro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been a patient of Dr Prothros for over 10 years. He walks out to the waiting room and greets his patients, takes time with patients, asks if you have any questions, then walks the patient out. His office has all the equipment needed for testing also.
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Dr. Prothro is the first doctor to take my heart issues seriously. The first doctor to not write me off as an anxiety problem. He listens to me and takes the time to really think about my symtoms and what the next steps should be. While we haven't quite figured out what's wrong yet, I fully trust...more
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I have been a happy patient of Dr. Prothro for at least 6 years. he is kind, courteous and will listen intently to all you have to say. He is very knowledgeable in all phases of his specialties as well as how to treat a patient. He has operated on me 3 times starting with a defribulator...more
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Started seeing Dr. Prothro in November for heart murmurs. Still have no clue what is wrong with me and my heart is really acting up. I'm starting to have anxiety about it and feeling like I need to go to the emergency room. No help at all.
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